National Sections of the L5I:

Czech Republic

Prague 68: Revolution and Counter Revolution

1968 was one of history’s “mad years” like 1848, 1917-18, 1989 and, most recently, 2011. It was a time when the eruption of revolts in one country quickly stimulated upheavals in others. Read more...

Czech Republic: Parliamentary elections a triumphal march of capital

The results of the parliamentary elections in the Czech Republic are the worst in the history of the workers' movement at least since 1920. Read more...

Czech Republic: platform of the New Anticapitalist Left

The economic crisis has also hit the Czech Republic. Read more...

Czech Republic: Left organises to fight austerity and fascism

Report of the newly founded New Anticapitalist Left in the Czech Republic Read more...

Stop fascist pogroms in the Czech Republic!

A report from the SOP, Czech section of the League for the Fifth International, on fascist attacks on Roma Read more...

Czech Republic: Neoliberals win the presidential "elections."

On Friday, February 15th, V·clav Klaus was elected to his second Read more...

128,000 Czech Teachers strike: how can they win?

According to the media some 128,000 out of 200,000 Czech education workers struck on Tuesday 4 December - around 65 per cent the total workforce. In some regions this figure reached 90 per cent. Furthermore many teachers who in the end didn’t join the strike have declared their supported it. In addition a number public meetings took place, the biggest one in Prague with around 600 trade unionists present. Read more...

Prague: International Conference against the Militarization of Europe - a missed opportunity

Around 100 representatives of movements against military bases attended an international conference in Prague on the 5th May. Unfortunately, far from agreeing a plan of actions resisting war and militarism the conference was little more than a talk shop, argues Lenka Svetla of the League for the Fifth International. Read more...